a letter to hudson

hey hudson, you were due to arrive the day i first sat down to start writing this letter. we welcomed you into the world a full week later. now that i’m finally wrapping this up, it’s been three weeks since you breathed your first breath of air–a good sign that you’re arriving in the right family. […]

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you can’t go home again

bill bryson once said there are three things you cannot do in life. “You can’t beat the phone company, you can’t make a waiter see you until he’s ready to see you, and you can’t go home again.” and i think that’s true. especially the last one. i was sitting on a wood bench recently, […]

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a letter to emma

hi there, princess. it’s me, ryan. your dad. the one with the lower voice who you hear every once in a while when you’re trying to nap. or when you’re in the middle of your water aerobics routine. you’re not far away at this point. very soon you’ll be joining us here, in the world, […]

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